Junior League of Pensacola
Junior League of Pensacola (or "JULEP") is the local branch of the Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc., a non-profit women's organization devoted to community improvement through volunteerism and philanthropy. The Pensacola branch was founded in 1956 with 37 members and now has around 225 active and provisional members.
The Junior League of Pensacola is a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Over 200 women are actively serving in the Junior League of Pensacola, donating 10,000+ volunteer hours and raising over $125,000 annually for community service projects. With a history of 50+ years in the Pensacola community, the Junior League now focuses all volunteer efforts on projects supporting the 3,000+ foster care children and families throughout Northwest Florida through Junior League endeavors such as “Steppin’ Out,” “Done in a Day,” and “Grants for Excellence.”
For the 2008-2009 year, the following individuals will be serving on its Board of Directors.
• President: Michelle Lee • President-Elect: Ildi Hosman • Communications Vice President: Kara Rich • Community Vice President: Shanda Price • Executive Secretary: Rosemary Wineki • Fundraising/Finance Vice President: Andrea Tippett • Membership Vice President: Rachael Johnson • Parliamentarian: Tina Hesse • Treasurer: Lynn Hobbs • Member-at-Large: Adrienne McGregor • Sustainer Vice President-Elect: Susan Cole
For more information or to partner with the Junior League of Pensacola, contact (850) 433-4421 or visit www.juniorleagueofpensacola.org.
The Junior League organizes a number of fundraisers each year, the largest of which is their winter Marketbasket event, typically held the weekend before Thanksgiving. The other large fundraiser is Bargain Sale, also billed as "The South's Largest Garage Sale", typically held in early-to-mid March. They have also produced two cookbooks: Some Like It South and By Invitation Only.
- JuniorLeagueOfPensacola.org – Official site